KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia recorded 3,083 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Tuesday, bringing the total tally to 4,714,498, according to the country's health ministry.
Among them were three new imported cases and 3,080 local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.
Another 12 deaths from the pandemic were reported in the Southeast Asian country, taking the death toll to 36,044.
The ministry reported 4,229 new recoveries, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients cured and discharged to 4,635,737 in the country.
Currently there are 42,717 active cases recorded in Malaysia, 62 of them in intensive care and 35 in need of assisted breathing.